Ski boat collides with bass boat carrying 7 people; 3 die no vests

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Ski boat collides with bass boat carrying 7 people; 3 die no vests

Postby WB Staff » Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:36 pm

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MONT BELVIEU, Texas (KTRK) -- One person has been charged in the boat collision that killed three people and injured several others in Chambers County.

According to Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne, the incident happened Sunday around 7:31 p.m. at Hugo Point Park at Old Lost River and Cross Bayou.

Hawthorne says an ongoing investigation revealed a large ski boat struck a bass boat carrying seven people. Three of the seven on the bass boat died, including the driver.

Three people were taken by helicopter to the hospital, one person was taken by an ambulance and another was treated at the scene.

More info and video on ABC News: https://abc13.com/boater-arrested-after ... h/5360852/

Carol Knowles
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Re: Ski boat collides with bass boat carrying 7 people; 3 die no vests

Postby Carol Knowles » Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:07 am

That is absolutely horrible. Prayers for everyone affected.

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Re: Ski boat collides with bass boat carrying 7 people; 3 die no vests

Postby DarWise » Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:30 pm

Wow! 7 people in a bass boat? Isn't that over the limit even in a 20 footer?


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